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January 14, 2019

The Best Marriage Advice We Ever Received

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Later in the evening, the mood grew more reflective as guests were invited to impart words of wisdom and encouragement to the prospective bride and groom. Chris and I hadn’t prepared a joint contribution – we’d talked vaguely of performing an...

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December 21, 2018

One Christmas Memory

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Grandpa built the innkeeper an inn, at our insistence, which looked palatial in comparison to the rough-hewn stable – it had electricity, for goodness’ sake. The inn’s orangey light bulb glowed through a door that swung on real hinges. The door and...

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November 26, 2018

Life, Love, and Cricket

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Almost every summer evening, I watch my sons play cricket with their father. (There, I’ve said it. All my American friends, will you please still love me? Yes. We. Play. Cricket. All the time.) Backyard cricket means a ball, a bat, and some guys in...

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November 2, 2018

Let the Circle Be Unbroken: My Mother’s Vienna

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Before my seven-year-old mother watched Hitler screech from a balcony and the adoring throngs shout “Heil Hitler” back; before she was chased down the streets by boys shouting “Jew! Jew!; before her parents had their bakery confiscated by the Nazis...

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